Rocky Mount Housing: Public Utilities Earns Recognition

Rocky Mount Public Utilities AwardsOver 31,000 households receive electricity, natural gas, water and sewer services from the City of Rocky Mount. During this year’s Annual Engineering and Operations Technical Conference, Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) earned two prestigious awards from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for their ability to provide power safely and efficiently to the population.

APPA is a national organization representing more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community- and state-owned electric utilities.

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Life Well Run in Rocky Mount, NC

Turning Great Ideas Into Reality

From exciting economic development projects to curbside recycling programs to the water for your shower . . . city and county managers are responsible for the things that help our Rocky Mount community thrive. Find out more about a Life Well Run in this short video!

Rocky Mount, NC Housing: Cost of Living Analysis

Cost of Living

Considering moving to Rocky Mount? You'll be pleased to know that compared to other cities in eastern North Carolina, Rocky Mount's cost of living is close to or significantly less!

Why? Because Rocky Mount boasts

  • Affordable housing
  • Lower water/sewer rates
  • Overall lower utility rates

When utility costs are combined with property taxes, the overall cost of living is well below other city averages: Apex, Greenville, and High Point, to name a few.

Watch this short video to learn more!

Rocky Mount, NC Crime: Lowest Rates Since the 1980s

Crime is Down and Our Future Looks Bright

Rocky Mount crime is down. In fact, our numbers across the board are lower now than they were in the 1980s! Our Chief of Police, James Moore, highlights the facts in this spring letter to the editor of the Rocky Mount Telegram.

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Overcoming Poverty with Downtown Revitalization in Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Overcoming Poverty

Have you heard the news? Southern Bank will complete a three-story business center in our own downtown Rocky Mount, North Carolina. This is great news for the city’s revitalization efforts. We know that an increase in downtown employees means an increase in revenue for all downtown businesses – restaurants, retailers and gas stations, just to name a few. Having a vibrant downtown benefits the entire community!

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Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bill in Rocky Mount, NC

Discover Tips for Saving Money on Your Utility Bills

If you've been looking for ways to save money on your utility bills, you'll appreciate this video introducing two very important programs serving the citizens of Rocky Mount, NC.

City Beat host, Tameka Kenan-Norman, shares helpful information about the Winter Assistance in Rocky Mount (WARM) program as well as the Energy Share program.

Rocky Mount, NC Crime: Operation Cerberus

Operation Cerberus was Rocky Mount's largest 3-week collaborative warrant roundup of drug offenders and probation compliance offenders in the history of the city. This video of Chief of Police, James Moore, tells about the promising results of this historic venture.

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Rocky Mount Housing: What To Do When You Live In Rocky Mount

Imperial Arts Centre

Explore earth’s climate, examine the contents of a runny nose, stroll through a visual art garden fair and hold a wedding reception - all in one place. Where is this all possible? At the expansive Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences in downtown Rocky Mount, of course! This highlight of the Imperial Centre is the second article in a Rocky Mount Review series showcasing the wonderful things to do when you make Rocky Mount, North Carolina your new home.

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Rocky Mount Housing: Reducing Your Energy Costs

Rocky Mount Housing: Reducing Your Energy Costs

We all want to keep our housing costs down; now customers of Rocky Mount Public Utilities can do just that with a free energy audit. Check out this short video that walks you through the audit process.

Rocky Mount Housing: What To Do in Our Remarkable City

Visit the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences in Rocky Mount, NC


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